Balancing technology with old-school skills

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

I am constantly surprised by the knowledge children have about how to get around on their electronic devices. As adept as they are in their technology usage, they are equally as far removed from understanding the consequences of what can happen at the speed of “send.”

Our society now demands that technology usage is a skill that is expected both in school and in the career marketplace. Although most schools, K-12, have computer labs in their buildings, there is a movement toward  providing tablets to all students as a standard educational tool.

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